Custom Logo Cases for School Devices

Whether you’re prepping for back-to-school, looking for unique teacher appreciation gifts, or want to update your school store, you’ll want to check out CustomLogoCases. This website offers lots of options for schools who want to design custom cases and covers for their devices. I love how many choices you have to match school colors and add […]

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Mussila Monster Adventure Music App

Looking to increase creativity, build music skills and let students explore? Mussila is a music app game for children designed specifically for students aged 6-11 years old. It’s goal is to teach the basics in music to children. Kids will travel with the Mussila band and participate in jam sessions. They’ll make their way to mountainsides surrounded by mystical creatures […]

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7 Free & Engaging Presentation Apps for Teachers

Engaging an audience is an important part of getting your message across. If you’re tired of your normal routine, try sharing information with your class or sparking a discussion with one of the free iPad presentation apps in this post. Introducing a topic with embedded video clips and sharing graphics or images to convey information […]

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Empowering Teachers With Tech-Friendly Formative Assessment Tools

Formative assessment is an important part of effective instruction. Teachers can use observations, checklists, and quick quizzes to gather data that will inform their instruction. Formative assessment tools can be used to identify areas where students are excelling and struggling so that teachers can best alter their instruction to meet the needs of all students. […]

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Virtual Reality College Tours with YouVisit

Times have changed! You can now take a tour of college campuses from around the around the country no matter where you are. From Harvard and Yale, to Syracuse University and the University of Kentucky, there are dozens of college campuses that now offer virtual college tours. These virtual reality experiences can happen straight from […]

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Sharing the Screen in 1:1 Classrooms: Collaborative Activities for Kids

Placing devices in the hands of students can transform their experience in the classroom. Easily accessible content consumption and content creation tools change the way that we think about helping students meet learning goals. As a former 1:1 iPad teacher, my thinking about technology integration has changed over the past several years. Moving up the […]

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QR Codes: Pushing the Narrative on #ScannableTech

The first time that I tried to scan a quick response (QR) code, I held my iPhone up to a poster on the subway. I was underground without any cell service, and I didn’t know that there was such as thing as a QR code reader app. All I knew was that my camera had […]

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3 Apps for Teaching Environmental Stewardship

Earth Day lessons are perfect for getting students interested in the world around them. Whether you’re looking for an activity to use this April or want to infuse environmental awareness during another part of the school year, there are a variety of tools that can help students explore new things and share what they know. […]

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8 Summer Reading Apps for Kids

We’ve all heard of the summer slide, that period between the end and beginning of the school year when children can lose the gains they’ve made as readers. It’s so important for them to continue reading throughout the year even when school is out of session. If your students have access to tablets, they can […]

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Zinc Free Summer Vocabulary and Reading Challenge

Ready for summer vacation? Zinc is offering a free summer vocabulary and reading challenge for students! You can help students learn the new words they’ll need in the fall by introducing them to Zinc’s vocabulary games with grade-level decks and high-interest reading. The team at Zinc is hosting a summer literacy contest. It’s totally free to […]

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